Sarah Catharine Rarig

13 January 1854–
Roaring Creek Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Catharine

When Sarah Catharine Rarig was born on 13 January 1854, in Roaring Creek Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Elias Rarig, was 34 and her mother, Regina Whitner, was 34. She married Jacob Hoffman on 7 August 1870, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Hoffman
1848–1935
Sarah Catharine Rarig
1854–
Marriage: 7 August 1870
Emma Hoffman
1870–1934
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Hoffman
1874–
Frederick A Hoffman
1879–2005
Henry Leon Hoffman
1883–1937
Mary Alda Hoffman
1889–1986

Spouse and Children

Children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1863
Age 9
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
Age 9
The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1886
Age 32
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Rahnig, a nickname from Middle High German rāmic ‘dirty’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (8)

  • Sarah Hoffman in household of Jacob Hoffman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah Hoffman in household of Jacob Hoffman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sarah E Hoffman in household of Jacob Hoffman, "United States Census, 1910"

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